IBPS PO Preparation Tips 2017: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) to conduct the Preliminary examination of Probationary Officer/Management Trainee on October 7, 8, 14 & 15 while the mains examination is scheduled to be held on November 26, 2017. With just four months left for the exam, its time for candidates to pull up their socks and start preparing for the exam. The detailed IBPS PO preparation tips 2017 is provided on this page. These preparation tips of IBPS PO will help candidates in scoring good marks. The first and foremost step for preparation for IBPS PO 2017 exam is going through the exam pattern since it will help candidates in understanding the pattern of exam. Besides this, candidates should work upon enhancing their speed and accuracy in solving questions. Aspirants are also required to do the thorough practice of previous year question paper. Scroll down to check IBPS PO 2017 preparation tips.
Familarity with the exam process
Candidates should have clear idea of overall exam pattern and syllabus of each section. As per IBPS PO exam pattern, preliminary examination of IBPS PO will be held for 100 marks while the mains examination will carry 200 marks. The total marks allotted for Interview is 100. There is also negative marks for wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted for incorrect answers. Candidates need to secure sectional and overall cutoff score to qualify preliminary and mains examination.
Strategy for Time Management
Time Management is imperative for both preliminary and mains examination. There is sectional timings in IBPS PO mains examination while the preliminary examination will be held for one hour. Candidates need to manage time equally for each section. They should divide time for each section according to their difficulty level since the intellectual and mental level of each candidate is different.
Improve speed & accuracy
Speed and accuracy matters a lot in this exam. The more questions candidates attempts with accuracy, the more they will score in the exam. Speed and accuracy comes with regular practice. Candidates to improve their speed and accuracy need to identify their weak and strong areas and start working according.
Candidates need to brush up their basics, only then they can solve questions in the exam easily. Unless the concepts are clear, it will become difficult for candidates to solve questions. This especially for Quantitive Aptitude and Reasoning section where candidates require proper understanding of concept and method.
Practice mock tests and sample papers
Candidates should practice mock tests and sample papers since it will give them confidence and skills for achieving good marks.
Candidates are advised to study the history of computer and also about internet terms. They should adopt a constructive approach in learning the aspects of computer system.
Candidates should focus on Abbreviations and Economic terminologies, overview of Indian Financial System, History of Indian banking system, Recent credit & monetary policies, Introduction to National financial institutions like RBI, IRDA, SEBI, FSDC etc. and of International organizations like World bank, IMF, UN, ADB etc, Important Government Schemes on capital & money market, Banking Terms, Current affairs related to national and international issues of last 6 months.